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Increased Penalties Legislation Signed to Prevent Illegal Dumping in Our Parks

New Law Allows for Up to One-Year Imprisonment, Increased Fines for Violating Suffolk County’s Anti-Dumping Laws

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today signed legislation sponsored by Legislators Kara Hahn and Sarah Anker aimed at deterring illegal dumping at County parks that includes tougher penalties for illegal dumping of hazardous materials, waste and debris on County property.  […]

MSSNY is the State’s Primary Professional Organization for Physicians
Charles Rothberg, MD, took office as President of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) at its annual House of Delegates meeting in Tarrytown, NY on April 22, 2017. Dr. Rothberg is an ophthalmologist in private practice in Patchogue.
A graduate of Muhlenberg College, Dr. […]

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On April 10, 2017, Dix Hills Fire Department Company One celebrated a big birthday with veteran firefighter and Ex-Commissioner Hank Leids. At 95-years-old, Hank is the oldest member of the department. He joined the Dix Hills Fire Department in 1963 and has been a dedicated member, actively responding to calls as recently as 2013. Hank was a Rescue […]

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Assemblyman Chad A. Lupinacci (South Huntington) spoke on the  floor of the Assembly chamber today as he recognized April as the beginning of National Donate Life Month. The month-long celebration is designed to raise awareness of the life-saving role New York residents can play by registering as an organ, tissue and eye donor.

Lupinacci speaks on […]

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Each April, the orthodontic and dental communities join together to promote National Facial Protection month. It is the perfect time of year to bring attention to how important it is to protect your teeth, gum and full mouth from injury during all the spring sports.
 
When it comes to dental injuries, sport related activities account for […]

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Resolve to be Tobacco Free

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken encourages residents who use tobacco to obtain help in breaking their addiction by signing up for Suffolk County’s “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program. The program offers assistance with planning, support, counseling and medication if warranted.
“We know more than ever about what works and what doesn’t,” said Dr. […]

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James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, announced today that a Public Health Hearing has been scheduled for:
 
  Friday, April 21, 2017
   4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
William H. Rogers Legislature Building
Clerk’s Conference Room
     725 Veterans Memorial Highway
  Hauppauge, NY 11787
 

Suffolk County law directs the Department of […]

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CENTERPORT, NY (March 30, 2017) – The Liverpool Shuffle, a popular Long Island Beatles tribute band, will perform on Sunday, April 9, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Reichert Planetarium.
Tickets: adult $20 (on-line, at Vanderbilt website), or $25 at the door. Children 5-15 pay $15 (on-line or at the door). Children under 5 […]

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Resolve to be Tobacco Free

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken encourages residents who use tobacco to obtain help in breaking their addiction by signing up for Suffolk County’s “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program. The program offers assistance with planning, support, counseling and medication if warranted.
“We know more than ever about what works and what doesn’t,” said Dr. […]

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
Following […]

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